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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Implements Mandatory Health Screenings Before Entering Buildings

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Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is mandating a health screening for all employees, vendors and official visitors entering any Sheriff’s Office buildings due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The mandate is effective imme...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Sheriff Taylor Places Pueblo County on Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

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Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor, in consultation with county fire chiefs, is implementing Stage 1 fire restrictions effective at 4 p.m. today for Pueblo County due to the ongoing dry conditions and high fire danger that persists in the re...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Pueblo Leaders Consider Stay-At-Home

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Pueblo community leaders met today to review local COVID-19 cases, and specifically discuss if it is time to move to a more aggressive approach in Pueblo County’s efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19. They agreed delays in test processing at t...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Strategic National Stockpile Supplies Arrive in Pueblo County

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PUEBLO, CO. – Pueblo County, along with its South Region partners, received a shipment of supplies Monday afternoon from the National Strategic Stockpile to help the community’s response to COVID-19.

The supplies were shipped from the C...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Officer-Involved Shooting Investigated by CIT

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Pueblo, CO:  The pursuit of an armed carjacking suspect in the City of Pueblo this morning ended with a fatal officer-involved shooting. No law enforcement officers were injured. Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Pueblo ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Man Arrested After Making Threats to Law Enforcement, Government Officials

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Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives in cooperation with the FBI, Pueblo Police and Fort Carson Military Police arrested a Pueblo man Monday night after he made threats to kill law enforcement and government officials. Detectives also ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Sheriff’s Detectives Solve 23-year-old “Baby Hope” Cold Case

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Pueblo, CO: Dedicated and persistent work by Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives with assistance from the Colorado Bureau of Investigations has led to solving and closing the cold case homicide involving an infant girl whose body was found in the...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Investigates Inmate Death at Hospital

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Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 40-year-old woman Tuesday morning at a local hospital. Dawn Castro, who was booked into the Pueblo County Jail late Sunday night, compla...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Suspect Barricaded in St. Charles Mesa Home Surrenders Peacefully

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Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies successfully persuaded a 51-year-old man to surrender peacefully Tuesday night after he threatened family members with a knife and then barricaded them inside their St. Charles Mesa area home. No one ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Sewer Pipe Break Temporarily Affects Some Jail Operations

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A corroded sewer line that recently collapsed and spewed sewage into areas of the aging Pueblo County Jail is much larger than originally anticipated, requiring some operations in the tower building to be re-located and other areas to be closed temporaril...

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Posted on: February 22, 2020

Suspicious Vehicle Call Leads to Arrests, Recovery of Stolen Property, Drugs

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Pueblo, CO: A tip from an observant citizen about a suspicious vehicle at a Pueblo West home followed by solid police work by Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies led to the arrest of three people Thursday night, the recovery of a stolen vehicle and...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Pueblo Metro Bomb Unit Unveils New Hi-Tech Robot

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Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo Police Department and the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office announced today the Pueblo Metro Bomb Unit has a new tool to assist in safely locating, identifying and rendering safe explosives and explosive hazardous materials.

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Seeking Information on Missing Pueblo West Teenager

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Pueblo, CO: The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in locating a 15-year-old Pueblo West girl, who was reported as a runaway by her family on January 27. Jewelieanna Muniz left the family home in the 900 block of S. Honeysuckle Drive...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Sheriff Taylor Recognizes Employees, Citizens at Annual Awards Banquet

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Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor honored several employees, two special units and several citizens for outstanding services and dedication to the Sheriff’s Office at the 14th annual Awards Banquet Friday night at Colorado State U...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Deputy Awarded Medal of Valor

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Pueblo, CO: Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor awarded Patrol Deputy Jason Hanratty with the Medal of Valor at the 14th annual Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office Awards Banquet held Friday at Colorado State University-Pueblo.

The Medal of Valor is ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Sheriff’s Office to Host Annual Polar Plunge to Benefit Special Olympics

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It’s that time of year to feel the chill and get Freezin for a Reason at the 5th Annual Pueblo County Polar Plunge for Special Olympics. The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is seeking teams of brave individuals who are willing to take o...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Deputies Investigating Separate & Unrelated Threats at Two Pueblo West Schools

SCHOOL THREAT (2)

 The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with Pueblo County School District 70, is investigating unrelated reported threats made at two Pueblo West schools late Wednesday night to determine the validity of the reports. The re...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Sheriff Taylor Announces Scholarship Program for High School Seniors

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Pueblo County Sheriff’ Kirk M. Taylor announced today the County Sheriff’s of Colorado, Inc. (CSOC) will award a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving Pueblo County student this spring. CSOC, the state Sheriff’s Association, esta...

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Posted on: December 21, 2019

UPDATE: Sheriff’s Detectives Make Arrest in Pueblo County Shooting

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UPDATE: Pueblo County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested a 17-year-old male this afternoon in connection with the Friday night shooting in Eastern Pueblo County.

Detectives identified a suspect earlier today and by mid-afternoon had located the suspect. The sus...

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